Split CornerCordell & Cordell Florida divorce attorney Lauren Adkins was recently quoted in a story posted on SplitCorner.com about how to file for divorce in Florida.

Ms. Adkins, who is a Litigation Manager in Cordell & Cordell’s Jacksonville office, explained some of the particulars of Florida divorce law.

“In order for the court to have subject-matter jurisdiction to enter dissolution of marriage, one of the parties must reside in the state of Florida for six months before the filing of the petition for dissolution of marriage and must have the intent to remain a resident of Florida at the time of filing,” she said. “There is no residency requirement for a separate maintenance action (Petition for Support Unconnected with Dissolution).”

Ms. Adkins also detailed the different types of alimony in Florida.

“… the different types of alimony include permanent, rehabilitative, bridge-the-gap, lump sum, nominal, and beginning July 1, 2010, durational,” she said.

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